Signed and dated lower right, "Rembrandt f. 1651".
Watermark: Lamb with cross in shield, surmounted by crown, [Heawood 2841] (Agnus Dei).
Drypoint and burin shading have been added to the hat, face, cloak and the hair at the right. The iris of the sitter's right eye has been enlarged. His mouth, particularly the fleshy upper lip, has been more clearly defined. (Boston 1969, no. 33)